An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Older Adult Mental Health Community services, where we are looking to recruit band 6 CPN to the West Community Hub.
The post holder will care co-ordinate a caseload of patients with complex mental health problems, within Older Adult Services. They should have a good understanding of the CPA framework and our responsibilities within it. They will work along side and within the wider multi-disciplinary team.
They will have experience of working within the Older Adult Services.
Main duties of the job
They must be able to work independently and have the ability to prioritise and effectively manage their workload. The role requires close working with other members of our team, outside teams/agencies, and with our service users and families. The applicant will therefore need to be able to communicate effectively, and have skill with those who may be more difficult to engage.
The post holder will also be expected at times to cover other roles for periods of leave/absence, and will be expected to contribute to Trust/team initiatives as required.
The applicant must have a flexible and 'can do' approach, with the ability to work under pressure and adapt to changes,often at short notice. A positive attitude is essentialforeffective team work and management of the challenges and complexities within our work.
Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.
Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.
Job description Job responsibilities
For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.
Person Specification Qualification Essential
- registered mental health nurse
- 2 years post registration
Experience & Knowledge Essential
- knowledge of physical health issues
- knowledge of MHA/safeguarding/governance
- knowledge of medication
- experience of CMHT
- experience of managing own caseload
- Experience within Older Adult Services
- ability to prioritise and manage work load
Personal Qualities Essential
- positive, flexible attitude
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